keep a promise

This page is about the collocation keep a promise

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to do what you promised to do

For example

  • Tom always keeps his promises, so I'm sure he'll do what he said he'd do.

  • The governor made many promises before being elected, but didn't keep many of them.

Quick Quiz

If George doesn't keep his promise, I'll

a. never trust him again

b. give him another one

c. promise him something else

Contributor: Matt Errey